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... left on the majority of them. A dude at Mirissa told Col they pump a lot of sand in before high season. Anyway our driver took off like a maniac then seemed to slow down. It's interesting how they are always using their mobiles whilst driving too. Bus let us out at the Galle cricket stadium which is one of three international fields they use the others being in Kandy and Colombo. We then walked up to the fort stopping to have a ginger beer before locating guest room. Lady showed ...
... and its inhabitants (this is where we discovered Roti man). The book is exquisitely illustrated with quirky maps by local artists and was introduced at the Annual Galle Literary Festival. Juliet was a young British Foreign Correspondent and photo-journalist who has also lived in Australia, was sent undercover to Burma then thrust into the middle of post-tsunami Sri Lanka in 2004, reporting on the destruction and tragic loss of lives from within the sanctuary of Galle Fort, ...
This evening Annie, Patricia, Paige, John M and John B ventured out in search of an authentic Sri Lankan dinner. We crammed into two tuktuks and were driven into the Dutch Fort area. The first restaurant we tried had been Westernized, but they kindly recommended another restaurant nearby. The restaurant was called "Mamas" and it was in ...
... and friendly. I'm looking forward to visiting the home again next week, getting to know the girls a bit more and teaching English through oral activities. They talked a lot about singing and dancing so hopefully we'll be able to use these interests to stimulate their English learning. This past weekend we explored Galle and the little villages just outside of it. We headed to a turtle hatchery on Saturday which was a slight waste of money but oh well it's all ...
... some more drugs to take but by the evening my rash was a lot worse. Yesterday I ended up having to go to hospital to sort it out as my face & hands were quite swollen. Everyone has been really nice, Lauren & Sahiba came on my trips to the doctors & Lauren stayed with me whilst I was in hospital. No one really knows what caused the allergic reaction but I've rewashed all my clothes using washing powder for babies! It's been so nice ...